Pollack

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pollack

(Science: zoology) A marine gadoid food fish of Europe (Pollachius virens).

Synonym: greenfish, greenling, lait, leet, lob, lythe, and whiting pollack.

The American pollock; the coalfish.

Origin: Cf. G. & D. Pollack, and Gael. Pollag a little pool, a sort of fish.